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" Equity, then, in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of all law: positive law is construed, and rational law is made, by it. In this, equity is synonymous, to justice; in that, to the true sense and sound interpretation of the rule. "
The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 252
by Samuel Maunder - 1853 - 844 pages
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A Digest of the Laws of England, Volume 2

Sir John Comyns - Digests, etc - 1822
...practice of the court. 3 Com. 51, 53. (A) 1. Equity in its true and genuine meaning, it the soul and spirit of all law : positive law is construed, and...law is made, by it. In this, equity is synonymous to justice; in that, to the true sense and sound interpretation oi the rale. But the very terms of...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...a court of law and a court of equity. Equity then, in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of all law : positive law is construed, and...law is made, by it. In this, equity is synonymous to justice; in that, to the true sense and sound interpretation of the rule. But the very terms of...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 3

sir William Blackstone - 1825
...must be often at a loss for materials. EQUITY then, in it's true and genuine meaning, is the sonl and spirit of all law : positive law is construed, and...rational law is made by it. In this equity is synonymous to justice : in that to the true sense and sound interpretation of the rule. But the very terms of...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - Constitutional history - 1835 - 788 pages
...same system of redress is pursued in each. Equi/y, in its true and genuine import, is the soul and spirit of all law. Positive, law is construed, and rational law is made by it. Nothing more is intended by equity than the sound interpretation of the law : the words of the law...
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Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in England ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Equity - 1839 - 712 pages
...more fully in another place, where he says, " Equity, in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of all law; positive law is construed, and...it. In this, Equity is synonymous with justice; in that, to the true and sound interpretation of the rule." 4 7. In this sense Equity must have a place...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - History - 1841 - 712 pages
...necessarily interposes. " Equity," says Blackstone, " in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of all law : positive law is construed, and rational law is made by it." The same principles manifestly apply where the words of the law do not expressly comprehend some case...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 14

1843
...arises what we call equity ^[." And again : " Equity, in its true and genuine meaning, is the " soul and spirit of all law ; positive law is construed, and...rational law is made by it. In this, equity is synonymous " to justice ; in that, to the true sense and sound interpreta"tionoftherule**." * Braeton thus defines...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1843
...rule. Mr. Justice Blackstone has said that " Equity in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of all law ; positive law is construed, and...rational law is made by it. In this, equity is synonymous to justice; in that, to the true sense and sound interpretation of the rule." And yet this is not the...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ...

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843 - 1512 pages
...In an enlarged legal view, " equity, in its true and genuine meaning, is the soul and spirit of the law ; positive law is construed and rational law is made by it. In this, equity is made synonymous with justice ; in that, to the true and sound interpretation of the rule." 3 Bl. Com....
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies: And to Every Department ...

Samuel Warren - Law - 1845 - 944 pages
...that "in its true and genuine meaning, Equity is the SOUL AND SPIRIT OF ALL LAWS. — Positive lawis construed, and rational. law is made by it : — in this, equity is synonymous with justice: in that, with the true sense and sound interpretation of the rule."* Thus comes it to pass, that law and...
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